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Tue May 23, 2017, 09:16 PM

Trump proposes $120M cut to Hanford Nuclear Reservation budget despite incidents

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - President Donald Trump's proposed budget includes a cut of about $120 million for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, despite two recent incidents that raised concerned about worker safety at the former nuclear weapons production site.

Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive environmental cleanup that costs more than $2 billion per year.

Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington called the budget proposal, which must still clear Congress, a disappointment.

The federal government has a legal agreement with the state of Washington that sets deadlines for the complicated cleanup efforts.

http://www.king5.com/news/local/hanford/trump-proposes-120m-cut-to-hanford-budget-despite-incidents/442258919

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Tue May 23, 2017, 09:22 PM

1. The red half of our state must be so proud of this

All my red red red neck GOP friends in Richland must be so truly happy that they will benefit from these cuts.

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Tue May 23, 2017, 11:24 PM

2. Exactement!

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